This study by the great historian J. B. Bury appeared in the English Historical Review 22 (1907) pp. 209-227 and 426-448. It is a description and analysis of the 10th century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus' Book of Ceremonies. Contents include: 1. General Analysis of the Treatise; 2. The Ecclesiastical Ceremonies of Book I; 3. The Secular Ceremonies of Book I; 4. Conclusions as to the Sources of Book I. 42 pdf pages. Book digitized by Google, article extracted and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.
John Bagnell Bury (1861-1927), a great classical scholar and author of many enduring works, was also editor of the early volumes of the Cambridge Ancient History.